Julia Schena – Owner/Senior Stylist/Goldwell Master Colorist I/ Makeup Artist
Being in the industry over twenty years, there is not much Julie hasn’t accomplished. Starting her education at Vidal Sassoon in Santa Monica she has always strived to improve her skill sets and learn the newest hair trends. From attending courses with Nick Arrojo Razor cutting in NYC, to one on one training with Vidal Sassoon educators, Julie has put an enormous amount of time and effort to become the best stylist she can be.
As a young stylist Julie always dream of having her own salon to showcase her hardwork, and now Salon Mulan is her dream come true. Julie is always exploring her creative limits and thoroughly enjoys complementing a beautiful hair color with the perfect cut. Specializing in everything from complete make-overs, short haircuts, curly hair, and corrective color. She is also an experet in Hot Heads Extensions Julie pulls inspiration from everything around her, but loves educating her staff and helping other stylists succeed. Salon Mulan continues to grow right along with Julie and is a perfect reflection of her passion for the industry.
Jessica Centofanti – Stylist/Goldwell Master Colorist I
Graduating from OCVTS, Jessica has worked in the hair industry since 2001. She feels inspired by the simple beauty of color, shapes, patterns and nature entwining them into her every day creations. Staying educated and updated on the current trends are most important to her as she is very passionate about providing exceptional services and quality to her guests. Excelling in the fusion of hair cutting, coloring and styling Jessica has trained with some of the top professionals and educators in the industry learning different skills through Goldwell, Arrojo, Davines and Vidal Sassoon. Certified Goldwell Master Colorist 1.
Mary Hazelet – Stylist/Colorist
Mary has been creating, coloring and cutting hair for over twenty-five years. She received her training at John Perrie Beauty Academy in Torrance, California, and has studied and trained with some of the top names and lines in the industry. Among her many certifications, she is a Goldwell Master Colorist level 1, an Esthetician and Massage Therapist. She is trained to do Keratin Straightening, Up-Do’s, make-up application, waxing and specializes in corrective color.
Mary’s mission is to provide her clients with exceptional service and new techniques with the latest styles. She finds much of her inspiration through her love for making people beautiful, transforming clients from drab to fab and conquering that total makeover. Whether it is swimming, snowboarding, or a long walk on the beach, Mary continues to pull her motivation from all aspects of life and her life goal is to maintain a high level of service through further education.
Nicole Woodruff– Stylist/Colorist / Makeup Artist
Finishing her cosmetology license in 2004 Nikki has learned from the best. From Vidal Sassoon to Nick Arrojo Nikki finds her passion through her love for precision cutting. From bobs to pixies she can do it all but also loves to push her creative color limits. She specializes in multi-dimensional blondes/highlights and in extension application/removal.
Certified in smoothing treatments, Coppola, GK, Kerasilk, and La-Brasilina, Nikki also furthered her education by learning color lines such as Colorly, Goldwell, and Wella.
Nikki continues to grow in every facet of cosmetology and strives to make her clients feel beautiful inside and out. From traveling, fashion, and music Nikki pulls her inspiration from all aspects of life but overall enjoys spending time with the ones she loves most.
Rooza Gurrere– Stylist
Rooza Gurrere has been doing hair for 10 years. She has been working at Salon Mulan for over 2 years. Rooza started as an apprentice working closely under Julia Schena, learning and perfecting her skills from the best in the business. Rooza takes pride in her work, her main goal is the integrity and health of her clients hair. Rooza is a great listener, who pays close attention to small details which makes a big difference.
Rooza is trained in working with Goldwell color line, she’s trained in highlighting, lowlighting, balyage hair painting, glaze color, up do’s, hair cutting, men’s cuts and blow drys. She’s eager to learn more and do more. She will be taking a razoring class in the near future with Arrojo in NYC.
Sarah Selakoff– Jr. Stylist
Sarah is our newest Junior Stylist here at Salon Mulan. You may recognize her as our apprentice, and you may have even received one of her specialty scalp massages with your shampoo! Sarah started her cosmetology career at Paul Mitchell Jersey Shore in 2014, graduating in March 2015. She received her license for cosmetology in November of 2015 and has been striving to play with some hair ever since!
She loves transforming her clients with vivid color, playful haircuts, and a beautiful blowout to finish the look! Come to Salon Mulan and see what this little lady is all about! Sarah is accepting new clients.
Lorraine Kuhn– Salon Coordinator
Having a desire to work in the beauty industry since she was younger, Lorraine decided it was time to follow her dreams. In 2014, Lorraine attended and graduated from Paul Mitchell the school Jersey Shore. She prides herself in giving world class customer service and will be happy to help any guest wherever she can!
Danielle Mayfield– Apprentice
Danielle has a passion for working with hair and enjoys her time interacting with clients. She has worked in two previous salons prior to joining the Salon Mulan team. She believes that the continued education provided by Salon Mulan is vital for client satisfaction. She continues her commitment with advanced training under a top stylist.
Rachael Bernstein – Front Desk
Rachael is very bubbly and outgoing. She is currently attending OCVTS for cosmetology and is extremely motivated to succeed. She is very inquisitive and wants to learn everything she can from the amazing top stylists in the salon. She has a passion for hair, makeup and customer service. She is excited about completing both her school in June and the salon’s educational program. Looking forward she would like to also get certified in extensions, makeup and all smoothing treatments.